Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin has been found guilty on all counts in the murder of George Floyd, the Black man who died after being pinned under Chauvin’s knee pressed to his neck in a case that set off a furious reexamination of racism and policing in the U.S.
The verdict was read Tuesday afternoon.
The racially diverse jury — anonymous and sequestered from the outside world — resumed deliberations in Tuesday morning as lawmakers and fellow citizens alike delivered their own opinions about the combustible case that triggered protests, scattered violence and a reckoning over racism in the U.S.
Throughout Tuesday, The Seattle Times will post updates from Minneapolis and across the U.S., as well as reactions in the Seattle area.
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